Ura Sociale Raises Awareness of Vushtrri Students About the Importance of Sex Education

The member organization of the Kosovo Women’s Network (KWN), Women’s Association Ura Sociale held lectures on sex education with high school students of Municipality of Vushtrri, within the initiative “Raising awareness for prevention of sexual harassment”, beneficiary of the 15th round of the Kosovo Women’s Fund.

From November 2021 to January 2022, this organization during three months has held a total of five lectures with high school students in Vushtrri. In total, 125 students aged 15-18, had the opportunity to be informed about sexual harassment and their reporting to the relevant institutions.

On 21st of October 2021, the representatives of this organization also met with officials from the Municipal Directorate of Education in Vushtrri, principals, psychologists and teachers of Vocational High School “Bahri Haxha”, Technical High School “Lutfi Musiqi”, and Gymnasium “Eqrem Çabej”.

The recommendations from these meetings was the need for training of educational staff on the sensitivity of these cases, Moreover, the subject of sex education in primary schools was considered more than necessary.

These activities and this initiative is supported by The Austrian Development Agency (ADA) via KWN’s “Further Advancing Women’s Rights in Kosovo II”, co-funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) through the Embassy of Sweden in Prishtina.